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Tertiary Preparation - Certificate IV (10224NAT-01V03)
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Career area: General Education 
Study area: General Education Programmes 
National code: 10224NAT  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega  Full Time  36 Weeks 17-Jul-2017  Mon, Thu 
Wollongong  Part Time Day  18 Months 24-Jul-2017  Mon 
Description: The Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation is a Year 12 equivalent qualification with an emphasis on skill-based learning as well as discipline-specific content.

It is a recognised tertiary entry qualification by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC), NSW universities and some interstate universities.

In addition, for Western Sydney University applicants, TPC graduates gaining TES scores of 168 out of 300 or above have guaranteed entry into many bachelor degree programs. Please go to http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/tertiaryeducationpathwaysandpartnerships/home/pathways_available/tertiary_preparation_certificate_tafensw for more information.

Also, for Charles Sturt University applicants, TPC graduates gaining TES scores of 157 out of 300 or above have guaranteed entry into many bachelor degree programs. Please go to http://www.csu.edu.au/for/tafe-students1/credit/guaranteed-entry-for-tafe-graduates for more information.

For other university entry, please contact the university for further details. 
Entry requirements: Certificate III or equivalent skills and knowledge. 
Career opportunities: This course may lead to a career in the Australian Defence Forces or employment requiring a Year 12 equivalent qualification. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Bega Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation - Yr 12 Equivalent 
Offering code: 17BEG-203 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Monday and Thursday between 9am and 3.30pm. 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: Orientation assessment and confirmation of enrolment will occur at 9.30am on Wednesday 21 June 2017 in room LG05 at Bega campus, Barrack Street Bega.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 640 supervised hours

There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Application next steps: As part of your application you will need to attend an information session and undertake a literacy/numeracy assessment. 
Course fees:
Description Amount
Tertiary Preparation Certificate IV $700
First qualification $1,320
Second qualification $1,540
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $7,000
Other information: You will be required to pay $25 student material charge 
Comments: Orientation assessment and confirmation of enrolment will occur at 9.30am on Wednesday 19 July 2017 in room LG05 at Bega campus, Barrack Street Bega.
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation - Yr 12 Equivalent 
Offering code: 17WLG-231 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: You may be required to attend 3 to 4 days per week between 9:00am-3:00pm. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 24 July 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 3:00pm
About: Please attend one of our Tertiary Preparation course (TPC) orientation, assessment and confirmation of enrolment drop-in sessions on:

Monday 19 June 2017 at 4.00pm in room L.2.17 at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17 OR Tuesday 18 July 2017 at 2.00pm in room L.2.17 at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17.

Please note that we can accommodate late applications for TPC up to Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Your first lesson is at 9am on Monday 24 July 2017 room L2.17

The TPC course includes units that provide a pathway to most University courses including Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Nursing, Welfare, Creative Arts and Psychology.
Students who complete the TPC are eligible for an ATAR equivalent course ranking that is used by the Universities to offer places in their degree courses. At the Illawarra Institute, Wollongong Campus a broad range of courses units are available. Biology and Health Studies is offered for those students interested in Nursing, Nutrition, Massage Therapy, Medical Science, Aged Care or similar vocational areas.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 288 supervised hours

There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Application next steps: As part of your application you will need to attend an information session and undertake a literacy/numeracy assessment. 
Course fees:
Description Amount
Tertiary Preparation Certificate IV $700
TAFE Statement in HSC Studies CONCESSION $240
Comments: Your first class will be Monday 24 July 2017 at 9:00am in room L2.17. Please bring pens, pencils, a notepad and a scientific calculator. You will need to wear covered shoes for Science classes as these classes are conducted in a laboratory.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Next steps: You will need basic paper and pens for the first lesson.
Students are encouraged to bring their own devices, such as laptops and ipads, and use the wi-fi at the campus. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123